Louisiana

Karen Hopkins, a Grand Isle resident and seafood worker who has become sick from dispersants, is one of the organizers of tomorrow's Rally for Gulf Change on the Louisiana State Capitol.

She recently told Bridge The Gulf what the rally is all about:

We're calling on all our local and state politicians to be there, so we can find out who's going to be working with the citizens of the Gulf Coast...

On the day that BP and coast guard officials were high-fiving each other over permanently killing the well from hell, oil-soaked Plaquemines Parish suffered its third major fish kill in a week. That caused peripatetic parish president Billy Nungesser to take time off from his furious election campaign to blast federal and state officials who seem to find happy news at every turn.

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